Booker to Maddow: ‘I’m very upset that I’m being used by the GOP’

As you’ve no doubt heard, the Newark mayor went on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday and described as “nauseating” the Obama campaign’s attacks on Bain Capital — the private equity firm Mitt Romney ran — for its record of laying off workers at the companies it acquired. Booker later tried to walk the comments back, but the Romney campaign and its allies pounced on them in an effort to undermine the Obama camp’s attack.

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